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Our Goals

  • Provide EKG heart screenings to participating students at every public U.S. high school
  • Provide follow-up testing and care for students as needed, including free care for the uninsured and under-insured
  • Improve heart-health awareness
  • Improve awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Provide students with knowledge of personal risk factors, and immediate personal health threats (the presence of a heart abnormality)
  • Train students in CPR
  • Provide each school with an Emergency Action Plan
  • Be the goal standard for preventive Heart Care

Outcomes

  • Students will know their immediate health threats (presence of heart abnormality) and receive follow-up care as needed
  • Students will know their risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, and obesity
  • Students will know how to save a life in the event someone goes into SCA
  • Students will know the risks of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and death in adolescents
  • Enhanced heart-health awareness
  • Improved physical activity

Long-term Impact

  • Fewer deaths due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest in our youth
  • Physically healthy children
  • Decrease in children's Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Decrease in rates of hypertension
  • Improved health education
  • Healthier generation

Program Distinctions

  • Free preventive heart screenings for students at public high schools
  • Free follow-up care and testing for uninsured and under-insured students
  • Vast exposure opportunities for their corporate sponsors within public schools on a National level.
  • $0 corporate dollar sponsorship platform opportunity whereas everyone benefits and no one person or company is burdened.
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